クオモは、ナーシングホームのCOVID-19責任保護を廃止する法案に署名します

メジャーはロールバックしました “緊急または災害治療保護法,” 医療施設と労働者に過失訴訟からの責任免責を与えた, and comes as Cuomo’s administration is under federal investigation for covering up some 9,000 COVID-19 related nursing home deaths last year.

The scandal — exclusively revealed by The Post — weakened Cuomo politically and led to calls for him to resign as sexual harassment accusations against him swirled in the wake of the report.

As we near the passage of this year’s momentous budget, I am relieved to see corporate immunity, which was slipped into last year’s budget, fully repealed,” Bronx State Senator Alessandra Biaggi, one of the bill’s sponsor said in a statement Tuesday night.

GRIEVING FAMILY SAYS CUOMO TO BLAME FOR NURSING HOME CRISIS: ‘LIKE THEIR LIVES DIDN’T MATTER

This blanket immunity prevented thousands of families who lost loved ones to COVID-19 from seeking legal recourse, and potentially incentivized nursing home executives to cut corners — endangering staff and residents.

The corporate immunity provision was a license to kill,” the Democrat previously told The Post

Queens Assemblyman Ron Kim also co-sponsored the bill. Kim — whose uncle died of the coronavirus in a nursing home — said Cuomo, a fellow Democrat, threatened todestroyhim, if he did not help the governor contain the damage of the death coverup.

’I can tell the whole world what a bad person you are and you will be finished,Kim said the governor told him in February.

The law was passed despite opposition by the powerful Greater New York Hospital Association lobby.

The measure is one of ten bills the Democrat-led Senate has spearheaded to bolster accountability and oversight of nursing homes and the health department in the wake of the scandal.

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